2021 State Fair of Texas – Texas Pecan Challenge

Entry Deadline: October 2, 2021
2021 State Fair of Texas – Texas Pecan Challenge
Contact Information
Venue / Location

Fair Park
Dallas, Texas

General Information

October 3, 2021 – Ages 18 and Up – Amateurs

Judging – Entries will be judged on taste (40%); texture (30%); and presentation (30%).

Contest Rules
– Must use Texas Pecans.
– No mixes allowed.
– No refrigeration.
– Recipes must be typed on an 8.5″ x 11″ sheet of white paper and accompany each entry. Contestant’s name, address and
phone number printed on back side of recipe.
– All recipes entered in the State Fair of Texas’ contest(s) become the property of State Fair and/or its contest sponsor(s). Recipes may be republished in the official State Fair of Texas Cookbook or on the State Fair’s or sponsor’s website and other communication channels.
– Must use U.S. standard measuring system, use of metric system measurements are not accepted.

Entry Fees

Per Entry Fee – $2.00

Prizes / Awards / Medals / Ribbons

Best of Show – $300.00
Blue 1st Place – $100.00
Red 2nd Place – $50.00
White 3rd Place – $25.00
Yellow Honorable Mention – Ribbon

Bonus Prizes – The highest scoring dish in any category that is paired with a Texas wine as part of the recipe will receive a special basket of Texas Pecans and Texas Wine. Be sure to include a picture of your chosen wine in the recipe.

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